Updated February 20, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Hill

Boy name variations

Clifton

Clifton

- 14% this year
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Clyff

Clyff

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Clyfford

Clyfford

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Clyford

Clyford

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Clinton

Clinton

+ 9% this year
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Clint

Clint

- 1% this year
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Clive

Clive

- 20% this year
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How Popular Is The Name Clifford

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from any of various places called Clifford, for example in Devon, Gloucestershire, West Yorkshire, and in particular Herefordshire. The place name is derived from Old English clif ‘slope’ + ford ‘ford’.
  • A family of this name trace their descent from Walter de Clifford, who acquired the surname from Clifford Castle near Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire, in the 12th century.